# [texhax] verbatim inside merged cells

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sat Aug 21 15:39:32 CEST 2004

```> After a couple of hours searching for an answer I gave up. Here is my
> question:
>
> I would like to put verbatim text inside merged cells (columns). \texttt
> does not give nice results
> since underlines '_' tend to be to close to subsequent characters. I know I
> am just another "put
> particular problem.
>
> \multicolumn{ 2 }{ l }{ \verb{verbatim_text} } \\
>
> Any suggestions?

have you considered the options offered in

http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=verbwithin

(it's not clear to me if this is a regular requirement to put large
things in these places, or just an occasional thing.)